Adult Studios

Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at CMA during the winter.

Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart.org. Supply lists available at the ticket center.

Cancellation Policy: Classes with insufficient registration will be combined or canceled three days before class begins, with enrollees notified and fully refunded. Refunds are issued any time before the beginning of the session. After the first class, consideration will be given to refunds on an individual basis.


Starts on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Tuesdays, March 10-April 28, 2015, 10:00–12:30 p.m.

Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, and color mixing.

Starts on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
8 Tuesdays, March 10–April 28, 2015, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Beginners learn simple yet effective drawing techniques using basic graphite and conté crayon on paper.

Starts on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 25–May 13, 2015, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Learn advanced color mixing and composition in a relaxed atmosphere.

Starts on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 11-April 29, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawing in charcoal and various pencils.

Starts on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 11–April 29, 2015, 10:00–12:30 p.m.

Learn simple painting techniques with acrylic paints.

Starts on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
7 Wednesdays, March 25-May 6, 2015, 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Relax and unwind after work. Learn about mixing colors and basic composition.

Starts on Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
8 Thursdays, March 26–May 14, 2015, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

All levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Beginners will be given a comprehensive approach to watercolor.